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Gaylord Gee Gum Tom

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Nov. 11, 2012
Gaylord Gee Gum Tom, 59, of Honolulu, an attorney and honorary consul of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Randall and Myron, sisters Rhoda Masatani and Beverly Chadwell, and companion Tony Benavente. Visitation and Taoist services: 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. English services at noon. Casual attire.

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Tonilynn G. Gutierres

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Nov. 5, 2012
Tonilynn G. Gutierres, 39, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a cashier at Salvation Army in Waimea, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua. She was born in Honokaa. She is survived by daughter Kawailani Gutierres-Batalona, father Anthony Sr., brothers Anthony “Bimbo” Jr. and Josten, and sisters Misty and Amber. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Honokaa United Methodist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Urn committal services to follow at Honokaa County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kiyomi Omoto

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Nov. 17, 2012
Kiyomi “Kim” Omoto, 89, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County Fire Department captain, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home, Hilo. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Penny Montibon and Patti Nishimoto, companion Diane Kim, brother Harry, sister Itsuko Murakami, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.

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Lucita Cabanero Amistad

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Nov. 9, 2012
Lucita Cabanero Amistad, 81, of Kapolei, a retired Spencecliff Restaurant kitchen helper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Ramon Jr., Roland and Ronnie; daughters Florence Amistad, Lyn Sogawa and Glenda Laciste; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa Catholic Church. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Wilfred W. Wong

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Nov. 5, 2012
Wilfred W. Wong, 84, of Chandler, Ariz., died in Chandler. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Glenfred and Garrick, daughters Suzette Chun and Joanette French, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 12:45 to 1:15 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

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Miriam R. Horita

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Nov. 11, 2012
Miriam R. Horita, 81, of Honolulu, owner of Developers Escrow, died in Honolulu. She was born in Haleiwa. She is survived by son Keith, daughters Karen and Mari, and brother Jay Ishimoto. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Private burial. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Perfecto Madriaga Ramirez

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Nov. 18, 2012
Perfecto Madriaga Ramirez, 95, of Kahului, a Wailea Ekahi grounds maintenance department retiree, died. He was born in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by son Celestino; daughters Aniceta Pilotin, Lilia C. Valdez, Victoria Paranada and Estrelita Pigao; brother Francisco; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Christ the King Church, Kahului. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park, main section. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Mekonnen Hi‘ialolawakua Belay

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Nov. 2, 2012
Mekonnen Hi‘ialolawakua Belay, infant son of Amare and Chantelle Soto of Wahiawa, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by sister Addis; grandparents Belay Gonfa, Etenesh Debele, David and Sharlene Rodrigues, and Clyde and Vanessa Soto; and great-grandparent Eleanor Nihipali. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Roy Yoshikatsu Yamada

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Oct. 31, 2012
Roy Yoshikatsu Yamada, 73, of Honolulu, an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Troy, mother Yukie and brother Thomas. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 95-1039 Meheula Parkway, Mililani. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Kent S. Kaneko Sr.

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Nov. 19, 2012
Kent S. Kaneko Sr., 63, of Hilo, a former mechanic at Roberts Tours and Gray Line, and proprietor of Kent’s Auto Repair, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Doreen J.P.; son Kent S. Jr.; daughters Tanya M. Kaneko and Sherry L. Taheri; mother Sumiko Johnson; brothers Milton, Russell, Delton, Sheldon and Reed; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Helena H. Rapoza

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Nov. 14, 2012
Helena H. Rapoza, 59, of Ewa Beach, a Wahiawa Botanical Garden nursery assistant, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Joseph K., Joseph J. Jr. and Nicky K.; and sisters Josette and Willette. Services at noon Saturday at Shinshu Kyokai Mission. Casual attire.

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Balbina Ulep Bocobo

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Nov. 10, 2012
Balbina Ulep Bocobo, 91, of Honolulu, a housekeeper, died in Hospice Hawaii-Kailua. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Herminio U., Inosencio U. and George U. Sr.; daughter Virginia B. Damaso; 16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Dec. 2 at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary, Wailuku. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku, Maui. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Gabriel Ikaika Kapeliela-Yuen

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Nov. 12, 2012
Gabriel Ikaika Kapeliela-Yuen, 32, of Tustin, Calif., a Petco assistant manager, died in Orange County, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Susan Phommacharinh, father Randall K. Kapeliela, mother Gail K. Yuen and brother Garrett K. Yuen. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay, 45-815 Pookela St. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Elias Rebibes Rol

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Oct. 31, 2012
Elias Rebibes Rol, 104, of Honolulu, a retired Kalia Apartments & Hotel custodian, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Vicente, Philippines. He is survived by wife Isabel Guerrero; sons Jose, Bert, George and Benny; daughter Edna R. Ugalino; sister Maria L.; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Bonnie Lee Coutsourakis

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Oct. 29, 2012
Bonnie Lee Coutsourakis, 69, of Kapolei, a private practicing psychotherapist and former state social worker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by husband Constantine “Gus,” son Christopher, daughter Tonya, sister Laurie Farmer-Espinoza and a grandchild. Services: 3 p.m. Thursday at Kapolei Regional Park. Casual attire.

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Ranko Kawaguchi

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Oct. 14, 2012
Ranko Kawaguchi, 83, of Waipahu, a Lualualei Naval Magazine retiree, died in Waipahu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by brother Yuzo. Private services.

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Priscilla Fejeran Salas

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Nov. 6, 2012
Priscilla Fejeran Salas, 89, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Agana, Guam. She is survived by sons Joseph and Frankie, daughters Lina Mendiola and Lourdes Sarusal, brother Ramon Fejerang, 15 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Guam. Aloha attire.

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Michael Paul Creason

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Oct. 30, 2012
Michael Paul “Topo” Creason, 32, of Hilo died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Catherine, stepfather Matthew Balbin, brother Leighton Balbin, sister Rachel Balbin and grandparents John and Patricia Baji. Services to be held at a later date.

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Benjamin Keliikuli

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Nov. 4, 2012
Benjamin Keliikuli, 81, of Pearl City, a retired Con Agra truck driver and an Army veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in North Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kalani “Edna”; sons Hezan Keliikuli and Keonimana Kawelo; daughters Earleen and Bennie Ann Keliikuli, Maylisajoy “Missy” Kamakeeaina and JourDee Vierra; hanai son William Young; brothers William, George and Archie; sisters Shirley Ann Greig, Delilah Keliikuli-Kaimana and Gladys Keliikuli; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Richard Sanoria

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Nov. 13, 2012
Richard Sanoria, 65, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired security guard at Securitas Security at Hilo Airport and a retired lance corporal with Mike Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, in Vietnam, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Susan; sons Shane and Ryan; daughters Shanel Chow and Shelbie Sanoria; brothers Fred and Raymond Sanoria, Tony Akiona and Roy Fujii; sisters Marlene Sanoria and Irene Suzuki; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 7 a.m. Thursday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation at Dodo Mortuary. Casual attire.

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Alejandro Martinez Domingo

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Nov. 15, 2012
Alejandro Martinez Domingo, 72, of Wailuku, a retired laborer in the construction industry, died. He was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by son Alex Kealoha, daughters Darlyn Cimini and Rhodalyn Domingo, brother Eufresino, mother of his children Beverly P. and numerous grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Macario Baldugo Labasan

Posted On November 25th, 2012 -

Nov. 15, 2012
Macario Baldugo Labasan, 59, of Ewa Beach, a United Laundry Services garment presser, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Esterlita C.; sons Rusty, Nic-Glend and Mac M.; brother Frank; sister Consing; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional funeral arrangements to be held in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.

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Armis F. Tsuchiya

Posted On November 24th, 2012 -

Nov. 8, 2012
Armis F. Tsuchiya, 70, of Mililani, a retired Leilehua High School teacher, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Richard O., daughters Cecily P. Komiyama and Kimberly B. Taniyama, brother Ross Miyamoto, sisters Betsy Miyamoto and Jean Yamamoto, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Gail Nakamura Matthews

Posted On November 24th, 2012 -

Nov. 12, 2012
Gail Nakamura Matthews, also known as Gail Nakamura Lam, 67, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education teacher at Kalihi Uka Elementary School and former Pan American World Airways flight attendant, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Dr. Summer Lam and brother James Nakamura. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Jeffrey C. Webb

Posted On November 24th, 2012 -

Nov. 18, 2012
Jeffrey C. Webb, 60, of Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, who worked in the music and entertainment business, died at home. He was born in Hinsdale, Ill. He is survived by a brother and numerous sisters. Remembrance: 4 to 6 p.m. today at Banjy’s Paradise Bar & Grill, 68-1792 Melia St., Waikoloa Village. Call Laura Webb at 603-380-6652. Cards may be sent to Joan Webb & Family, 4840 Corbin Ave., Tarzana, CA 91356.

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Genisis Lauren Michihara

Posted On November 24th, 2012 -

Nov. 15, 2012
Genisis Lauren Michihara, 26, of Waianae died in Honolulu. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by mother Nancy Stone, stepfather Dean T. Stone and brother Sean. Celebration of life to be held in February.

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Ken Osamu Yanagisawa

Posted On November 24th, 2012 -

Nov. 17, 2012
Ken Osamu Yanagisawa, 43, of Hilo, a Hawaii Electric Light Co. planner, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama facility. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Penny, son Landon, daughter Miya, parents Wayne and Kathryn, brother Donn and grandparent Alex Inouye. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Barbara Natsuko Miyata

Posted On November 24th, 2012 -

Nov. 5, 2012
Barbara Natsuko Miyata, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Hotei-Ya salesclerk, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Stanley T., daughter Judith Y. Okamoto, sister Karen K. Higa, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Ana Tejada Molina

Posted On November 24th, 2012 -

Nov. 15, 2012
Ana Tejada Molina, 103, of Koloa, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Garden Isle Healthcare. She was born in Banaoang, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Cresencia Batin and Esther Juan, sister Petra Begonia, 19 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church, Koloa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.

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Alice Wahine Aukai Nobriga

Posted On November 24th, 2012 -

Nov. 9, 2012
Alice Wahine Aukai Nobriga, 88, of Waianae, a cannery worker, died in Waianae. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Albert T.; daughters Julia L. Franklin, Loretta L.L. McKnight and Theresa A.A. Grace; brother Paul Kapu; 13 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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